1,000 Places to See in the USA and Canada Before You Die

1,000 Places to See in the USA and Canada Before You Die

Book - 2007
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It's the phenomenon: 1,000 Places to See Before You Die has 2.2 million copies in print and has spent 144 weeks and counting on The New York Times bestseller list.

Now, shipping in time for the tens of millions of travelers heading out for summer trips, comes 1,000 Places to See in the U.S.A. & Canada Before You Die. Sail the Maine Windjammers out of Camden. Explore the gold-mining trails in Alaska's Denali wilderness. Collect exotic shells on the beaches of Captiva. Take a barbecue tour of Kansas City--from Arthur Bryant's to Gates to B.B.'s Lawnside to Danny Edward's to LC's to Snead's. There's the ice hotel in Quebec, the Great Stalacpipe Organ in Virginia, cowboy poetry readings, what to do in Louisville after the Derby's over, and for every city, dozens of unexpected suggestions and essential destinations.

The book is organized by region, and subject-specific indices in the back sort the book by interest--wilderness, great dining, best beaches, world-class museums, sports and adventures, road trips, and more. There's also an index that breaks out the best destinations for families with children. Following each entry is the nuts and bolts: addresses, websites, phone numbers, costs, best times to visit.
Publisher: New York : Workman Pub., c2007.
ISBN: 9780761136910
0761136916
Branch Call Number: 917.04 SCH
Characteristics: xvi, 1183 p. : ill., maps ; 19 cm.

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Sep 27, 2011

After checking this book out, I decided that it is one that I want to buy.

I love that it has a variety of things to do in each region/state. Some I would have no interest in, but I can't wait to see others. I also appreciate that the author includes the best time to visit.

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